City of Mandurah Scholarship

The purpose of these scholarships are to provide financial support to students from the Mandurah region who are intending to enrol, or are enrolled, full-time in an undergraduate degree at Murdoch University Mandurah Campus or at the Murdoch Campus.

City of Mandurah
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
3 years
Level of study:
Semester Availability:
  Semester 1
Study Area:
  Business and Law
  Creative Arts and Communication
  Social and Cultural Studies


To apply for this scholarship you must: â€‹
  • ​be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be a current resident of the City of Mandurah
  • be a commencing an undergraduate course at Murdoch University (Mandurah or Perth Campus)
  • demonstrate high academic achievement
  • be facing financial and/or personal hardship (e.g. documentation can include payslips, tax notice of assessment or Centrelink income statement).

How to Apply

Compile the required documents, including the completed application form, and email them to by the closing date.

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:
  • completed application form
  • academic record from your school
  • written reference from one or two people who are qualified to comment on your academic studies, including former employers, or appropriate members of the community who can verify your community involvement and/or leadership characteristics.
  • personal statement of 300 words maximum outlining:
    1. your personal or/and financial hardship (show evidence e.g. payslips, tax notice of assessment or Centrelink income statement)
    2. your personal skills and examples of contributions made to the Mandurah community
    3. why you would be a worthy recipient of the scholarship.
  • evidence of residing in the Mandurah region.

Payment Method

$12,000 over 3 years
Payment will be made in instalments of $2,000 in Week 7 or 8 of each standard academic semester (S1 and S2).
Scholarship Value:
Opening Date:
21 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
08 Mar 2021
Student Type:
  • Domestic